More Than 15,500 Chances for Dogs to Win in Orlando!
Dogs from All 50 States and More Than 50 Countries Vie for $225,000 in Cash and Prizes   AKC/Eukanuba National Championship Broadcast on ABC Television Network - Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013   Thousands of dogs will compete over five days in a variety of world-class dog sporting competitions on December 12-16, 2012 in Orlando, Florida […] | November 30, 2012
AKC Humane Fund Ready to Help Pet Owners Still Affected by Hurricane Sandy With the Sandy Fund
With devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy still gripping the Northeast, the American Kennel Club Humane Fund reminds clubs that the AKC Humane Fund is here to help them in their outreach to dogs and owners in their local affected areas with the “Sandy Fund.” Created in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the “Sandy Fund” was […] | November 30, 2012
Sandra D’Andrea Hired as Executive Field Representative
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Sandra D’Andrea has been hired as an Executive Field Representative.  D’Andrea joined the staff on November 19, 2012. She will be based in the Buffalo, New York area and cover shows in Western New York, Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and Michigan. “Sandra brings many years of experience […] | November 21, 2012
AKC Awards Third Quarter Community Achievement Awards
Lehigh Valley Kennel Club and Obedience Training Club of Wichita Falls Honored With AKC Community Achievement Awards   The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) announced recently that the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club (PA) and the Obedience Training Club of Wichita Fall, Inc. (TX) have been honored with AKC Community Achievement Awards for the third quarter of […] | November 16, 2012
American Kennel Club, Eukanuba and New York Yankees Work Together to Help Pet Owners in Aftermath o
After Hurricane Sandy swept through the tri-state area, many residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were left in need of basic supplies for their homes and pets. As part of hurricane relief distribution efforts, the New York Yankees organization reached out to request support for companion animals in the region. The AKC immediately […] | November 15, 2012
AKC and Westminster Kennel Club Donate $20,000 To Sandy Fund To Help Those Affected By Hurricane And
In support of the people and their pets affected by Hurricane Sandy, the American Kennel Club Humane Fund, Inc. and The Westminster Kennel Club have each donated $10,000 to the Humane Fund’s newly-created “Sandy Fund.” This $20,000 grant and other donations to the Sandy Fund will assist organizations that provide support and services for dogs […] | November 8, 2012
Daryl Hendricks Hired as AKC Chief Operating Officer
The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that Daryl Hendricks has been hired as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 5, 2013. He will begin employment on November 12, 2012. “Daryl brings a broad business management background to AKC, with extensive experience managing large teams in operational settings and handling budgetary responsibilities,” said Dennis […] | November 6, 2012
AKC Humane Fund Creates Sandy Fund to Help Those Affected by Hurricane and Future Disasters
After the recent devastation in the northeast caused by Hurricane Sandy, the American Kennel Club Humane Fund has created the “Sandy Fund” to assist organizations that provide support and services for dogs and owners faced with the challenges of natural disaster.    “The AKC is greatly saddened by the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy,” said […] | November 5, 2012
AKC Humane Fund Grants Help Women and Their Pets Escape from Domestic Violence
In an effort to end domestic violence and keep pets safe, the AKC Humane Fund awarded grants to eleven different “pets allowed” women’s shelters across the country in honor of October’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The recipient shelters in Safford, Arizona; Cabot, Arkansas; Crescent City and Susanville, California; Fort Collins, Colorado; Alpharetta, Georgia; Aurora, […] | October 26, 2012
October 2012 AKC Board Meeting Highlights
  Highlights from the October 22-23, 2012 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors are as follows. Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meeting, which are posted on the AKC website, within one week of the meeting. The Board authorized the extending of […] | October 26, 2012

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